Playstation Vue expands its lineup with 200 more local channels

Playstation Vue expands its lineup with 200 more local channels

Sony’s Playstation Vue, the over-the-top TV streaming service that’s now up against a host of new competitors including Hulu and YouTube TV, is expanding its lineup to include more local stations. While the service had…

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CBS brings its ad-supported streaming service to Amazon Channels

CBS brings its ad-supported streaming service to Amazon Channels

CBS in the beginning of the year brought its streaming service for cord cutters, CBS All Access, to Amazon’s a la carte TV service, Prime Video Channels. At the time, however, only the higher-priced, $9.99…

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Facebook’s Kodi box ban is nothing new

Facebook’s Kodi box ban is nothing new

According to recent reports, Facebook has updated its Commerce Policy to specifically ban the sale of Kodi boxes on its site – that is, devices that come with pre-installed Kodi software, which are often used for…

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Streaming TV services now reach 5% of U.S. Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year

Streaming TV services now reach 5% of U.S. Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year

The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore. However,…

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Disney may offer a discounted bundle of Hulu, ESPN+ and its new streaming service

Disney may offer a discounted bundle of Hulu, ESPN+ and its new streaming service

Disney may offer its customers the option to purchase a discounted bundle of its three streaming apps – Hulu, Disney’s upcoming streaming service, and ESPN+ – according to comments made by Disney CEO Bob Iger during…

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Roku’s free, ad-supported streaming channel is now live on the web

Roku’s free, ad-supported streaming channel is now live on the web

Roku is today bringing its free, streaming entertainment destination, The Roku Channel, to non-Roku devices for the first time, with a launch on both the web and on select Samsung smart TVs, ahead of a…

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CBS launches local news streaming services

CBS launches local news streaming services

CBS is today debuting a new portfolio of streaming services designed to deliver local news to cord cutters and other digital media consumers. The services, branded CBSN Local, will live under the CBSN brand –…

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TV Time debuts an analytics platform for the streaming era

TV Time debuts an analytics platform for the streaming era

TV Time, the consumer app that helps bingers keep track of where they are with favorite shows and socialize with fellow viewers, is today expanding its business with the launch of an analytics platform called TVLytics. The…

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Discovery may launch its own streaming service, too

Discovery may launch its own streaming service, too

Following Discovery Communications $14.6 acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive in March, the company is now toying with the idea of launching its own direct-to-consumer service. According to remarks made by Discovery CEO David Zaslav at…

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